Josef Albers
German-American, 1888-1976
9,522 followers
Josef Albers
German-American, 1888-1976
9,522 followers
High auction record
$2m, Christie's, 2012
High auction record
$2m, Christie's, 2012
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) , Anderson Collection at Stanford University
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) , Anderson Collection at Stanford University
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2017
Josef Albers in Mexico,
Guggenheim Museum
2016
Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957,
Hammer Museum
L'esprit du Bauhaus,
Les Arts Décoratifs

Josef Albers is best known for his seminal “Homage to the Square” series of the 1950s and '60s, …

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Josef Albers is best known for his seminal “Homage to the Square” series of the 1950s and '60s, which focused on the simplification of form and the interplay of shape and color. “Abstraction is real, probably more real than nature,” he once said. “I prefer to see with closed eyes.” His abstract canvases employed …

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